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Lumley, Arthur, 1837-1912
[Zouave and alligator sketches] (verso).
Civil War drawings collection, approximately 1861-1865.
New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, 212-873-3400
Drawing: Graphite on grey paper. 7 7/16 x 9 15/16 in. Inscribed and signed at left vertically: 'In Charge of the Provost Marshall / Leut Lumley.'
About the Artist: Arthur Lumley was born in Dublin, Ireland and lived in Brooklyn, New York. He produced illustrations for publications such as The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, Wild Life; or Adventures on the Frontier. A Tale of the Early Days of the Texan Republic. He was hired to work as a 'special artist' for Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. After the war, Lumley produced illustrations for numerous national and regional publications.
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